Spanish forward Fernando Llorente has said that Swansea refused to allow him to leave for Chelsea in January, after having garnered interest from Stamford Bridge. Antonio Conte, who ultimately led the Blues to the title, had his eyes set on the striker whom he worked with back at Juventus. However, nothing materialised and Llorente stayed at the Liberty Stadium to help the Swans maintain their Premier League status. The Italian tactician saw Llorente as a threatening presence in the box who…

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